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Vaneesh Mittal

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How does one know what is wrong and what is right?

Each person becomes an adult under different set of circumstances, with a different set of values. by the time he is an adult he has his own perception of the world..... How does one ever come to know "WHO" or "WHAT" was wrong/right?
Every person would want to say that he is right because he thinks so......as per his perspective....

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    May 15 2013: Right and wrong? Do you mean the set of values that work for a given society? Or do you mean the mythical objective right and wrong?
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      May 16 2013: both
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        May 16 2013: Well it's all in education. And education is all about creating adults that fit the society.
        Murdering ennemies is right and so is committing suicide, provided it's all part of how things work.
        I disagree when you say : " by the time he is an adult he has his own perception of the world ".
        It's the opposite. An adult is one that has understood and accepted the societiy's values ans is able to teach it in turn. People don't think on their own, we're part of a bigger mindset.
        What about today, right? Today, some of us are taught to distrust anything that doesn't come with an explanation. That's brand new in homo sapiens history. So you might think that adults nowadays are people with the right intellectual tools to ask the right questions. Sadly, most people ignore these tools. And people continue to believe that X is right and Y is wrong... for no reason other than this is what they know.
        Knowledge of right and wrong is not inborn in the Bible, interestingly.

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